Posts in Fly Fishing North Island

Friday Fly Day - Gary Lyttle's Top Summer Picks

Friday Fly Day - Gary Lyttle's Top Summer Picks

Summer has been a mixed bag around the country so far, so we have asked a few of our buddies over the next few weeks to chime in with what they have been using to get things done..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/17/2020
Friday Fly Day - The Green Beetle

Friday Fly Day - The Green Beetle

Presented to sighted fish, plopped into the foam or dropped along those grassy banks, a green beetle should be your best friend this January..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 01/10/2020
Team Tuesday - Micah's Manic Musings

Team Tuesday - Micah's Manic Musings

If there's one guy that knows good gear and what actually makes it good it's Micah Adams..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 01/07/2020
2019 In Review Part 2 - Drop Shot Nymphing With Rene Vaz

2019 In Review Part 2 - Drop Shot Nymphing With Rene Vaz

Rene dropped this dropshot piece way back in the early days of Manic but it has certainly stood the test of time, some say in the event of nuclear holocaust it will only be cockroaches and this article that will survive..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/28/2019
2019 In Review Part 1 - Loch Style Fishing With Simon Taylor

2019 In Review Part 1 - Loch Style Fishing With Simon Taylor

Over the next few days, and last few days of 2019, we'll recap some of the best received blog content that helped inform and entertain you all and hopefully help make your fly fishing experiences all the better..... Read more

by Chris Sharland on 12/27/2019
Techy Thursday - Avoiding the holiday hustle

Techy Thursday - Avoiding the holiday hustle

Merry Xmas folks and have a great New Year. Chances are you’ll get a well-earned break away at some point and will search out that hallowed quiet water, however so too will everyone else..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/26/2019
Team Tuesday - Adam Priest Checks In

Team Tuesday - Adam Priest Checks In

Hey team Manic, here are a few photos I thought you may be interested in. Not as impressive as what’s coming out of the south island at the moment but still not bad!.... Read more

by Adam Priest on 12/17/2019
Salty Saturday - Alternative Saltwater Fly Species

Salty Saturday - Alternative Saltwater Fly Species

While this ray riding phenomenon may be regarded as the jewel in New Zealand’s salt fly crown there are a host of other species that are readily available to put a fly in front of..... Read more

by Lucas Allen on 12/14/2019
Friday Fly Day - What's New? Barbless Jig Nymphs

Friday Fly Day - What's New? Barbless Jig Nymphs

Jig flies are much more than a fad. They represent a very effective fishing tool which can undoubtedly put many more fish in your net. We have added several deadly barbless, jig nymph patterns to our 2019 line up just in time for summer..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/06/2019
Techy Thursday - Simms Rainwear Refresher

Techy Thursday - Simms Rainwear Refresher

We were hoping we didn't need to write this piece but hey, spring is gonna spring! Get up to date with some jacket options from Simms and reclaim some time on the water..... Read more

by Chris Dore on 12/05/2019